often capitalized
: of, relating to, or derived from an American fox grape (Vitis labrusca) that has been important in the development of hardy cultivated grapes
several new labrusca hybrids
a hardy labrusca grape

Word History


New Latin, from labrusca (specific epithet of Vitis labrusca) from Latin, wild vine

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“Labrusca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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